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CBC: Ottawa says it’s not liable for cultural damage caused by Kamloops residential school: court documents

CBC: Ottawa says it’s not liable for cultural damage caused by Kamloops residential school: court documents

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC News about the damages of residential schools.

Photograph of Kamloops Indian Residential School, undated. From the Oblate Fathers (Deschatelets) – Les Oeuvres Oblates de l’Ontario collection at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (10a-c000432-d0007-001).

Jill Bennett Show: Talking residential schools with The Jill Bennett Show

Dr. Tricia Logan, the Centre’s head of research and engagement, spoke to Global News about residential schools in Canada.

The World: Indigenous communities and the Catholic Church react to the discovery of 215 bodies of Indigenous children in British Columbia

The World: Indigenous communities and the Catholic Church react to the discovery of 215 bodies of Indigenous children in British Columbia

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to PRI’s The World about the recent discovery in Kamloops.

September 27th – October 1st, Virtual Events: Truth and Reconciliation Week for youth grades 5 – 12, presented by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

September 27th – October 1st, Virtual Events: Truth and Reconciliation Week for youth grades 5 – 12, presented by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation week is a 5-day national event that will continue the conversations from Every Child Matters. Important conversations including the truths of the Indigenous treaties, First Nation, Métis and Inuit land claims, and the residential schools system. This online event will provide historical workshops, exclusive video content, and activities for students — all supported […]

CBC Listen: Advocates call on Catholic Church to release records

CBC Listen: Advocates call on Catholic Church to release records

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to CBC’s Matt Galloway about the recent discovery in Kamloops.

Photograph of Kamloops Indian Residential School, undated. From the Oblate Fathers (Deschatelets) – Les Oeuvres Oblates de l’Ontario collection at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (10a-c000432-d0007-001).

Concerted national action overdue for all the children who never came home from residential schools

Joint news release from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC.